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Lila Pearl Potter

October 12, 1931 — October 4, 2018

Mrs. Lila Pearl Kunkle Potter, age 86, of Towanda, PA, passed away late Thursday evening, October 4, 2018, 8 days shy of her 87th birthday, at the Guthrie Memorial Skilled Nursing Unit surrounded by her loving family.


Lila was born on October 12, 1931, at home in Sheshequin, Twp., PA, a daughter of the late Harold F. “Harry” and Myrtle D. Vanderpool Kunkle.


She worked at Herman Rynveld’s Son Wreath Co. in New Albany and also worked at the Blue Swan in Sayre.


She enjoyed playing cards and was an avid card player, in later years she enjoyed watching baseball, softball, and wrestling on TV. She also was a diehard Elvis fan and greatly enjoyed his music.




Barb (Steve Salsman) Cook                                 Laceyville, PA


Two sons and daughters-in-law:

Mark (Deanna) Potter                                          Ulster, PA

Terry (Gloria) Potter                                            Wysox, PA



Sandra (Scott) Fuhrey                                         

Kay (Jeffrey) Doerner                                         

Andy Potter                                                                  

Melissa Potter

Terry Robinson                                                   

Eric Casselbury

Nate Casselbury

Michelle Beeman




Ryan Carr                                                           

Christian (Marcy) Carr                                       

Jessica Carr                                                         

Caitlyn Doerner                                                  

Morgan Doerner                                                  


Two great-great grandsons:

Wesley Carr

Gavin Carr


Two sisters and a brother-in-law:

Myrna Hamm                                                       Towanda, PA

Virginia (Bill) Anderson                                       Allis Hollow, PA


Two brothers and sisters-in-law:

Larry (Paulette) Kunkle                                        Liberty Corners, PA

John (Dorothy) Kunkle                                        Sayre, PA


          Besides her parents she was predeceased by a son, Donald Potter; a brother, Robert W. Kunkle Sr. on August 26, 2010, and two sisters, Betty Herman on December 2, 2002, and Marian Detweiler on September 7, 1982.


           A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, October 8, 2018, at 11:00 A.M., at the Wysox Cemetery, Wysox, PA, with the Rev. Thomas Blackall, officiating.


          Memorial contributions may be directed to the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit, Resident Activity Fund, 91 Hospital Drive, Towanda, PA 18848.


          Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA 18853


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Monday, October 8, 2018

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